Head of Research
Laurent joined AXA IM in August 2015 as International Economist, then as Head of Macroeconomic Research. Since February 2019, he is heading AXA IM Research team, gathering euro credit analysts, macroeconomists and strategists
Prior to AXA IM, he worked for two years at the French Statistical Institute (Insee) as the Head of the Forecasting Unit. Previously, Laurent spent three years at the French Embassy in Stockholm, where he covered the Nordic economies as financial advisor to the French Treasury. Earlier in his career, he also worked for the French Ministry for the Budget and the French Statistical Institute.
Laurent, graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, holds an MSc in economics from Paris School of Economics, Statistics and Finance (ENSAE Paris Tech).
01 April 2020
The return of the Quantitative Easing trade
Inflation linked bonds have performed well during the years of quantitative easing.
26 March 2020
March Investment Strategy - Preparing the recovery
The extension of the covid-19 pandemic is forcing a growing number of countries into “lockdowns”, which will have a very significant impact on economic activity since the worst-hit sectors (restauran ...
18 March 2020
UK reaction : Chancellor announces next steps in "whatever it takes" strategy
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak held a joint press conference where a further package of economic support was announced for the economy.